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Michael Rosen's Sticky McStickstick book cover
BOOKS
Created: 22nd July, 2022

Michael Rosen's Sticky McStickstick: The Friend Who Helped Me Walk Again

Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Walker

COLLECTION

Literature

YEAR GROUP

Years 3 and 4

A powerful and personal story from one of Britain's best-loved authors about his recovery from coronavirus.

After being admitted to hospital in 2020 with coronavirus, Michael Rosen had to learn to walk again. With the support of doctors and nurses and a walking stick he names "Sticky McStickstick", he manages to embark on the slow steps to recovery. This moving picture book from the former Children's Laureate, with illustrations from Tony Ross, tells a story of perseverance and hope, and is a testament to the importance of overcoming fear and learning to accept help.

 

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